Betty Jean Schultz

23 February 1931–8 December 2000 (Age 69)
Clifton, Iroquois, Illinois, United States

The Life of Betty Jean

When Betty Jean Schultz was born on 23 February 1931, in Clifton, Iroquois, Illinois, United States, her father, Emil Louise Schultz, was 22 and her mother, Pearl Olive Chobar, was 18. She married Donald J. Gardner on 10 July 1953, in Manteno, Kankakee, Illinois, United States. She lived in Otto Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 8 December 2000, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 69.

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Donald J. Gardner
Betty Jean Schultz
Marriage: 10 July 1953

Spouse and Children

10 July 1953
Manteno, Kankakee, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Emil Louise Schultz


    Pearl Olive Chobar




World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 1

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

Age 19

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 German: status name for a village headman, from a contracted form of Middle High German schultheize. The term originally denoted a man responsible for collecting dues and paying them to the lord of the manor; it is a compound of sculd(a) ‘debt’, ‘due’ + a derivative of heiz(z)an ‘to command’. The surname is also established in Scandinavia.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schulze(see 1 above). The reason for adoption are uncertain, but may perhaps have referred to a rabbi, seen as the head of a Jewish community, or to a trustee of a synagogue.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Betty J Schultz in household of Emile L Schultz, "United States Census, 1940"

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